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"Confidence" is a short
drama. The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of three
of our stars: actress Florence Lawrence, actor Arthur Johnson and
cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
A young woman escapes from her
troubled life in a bar to become a nurse. Two years later she is happily
married when someone from her past recognizes her and starts a repeated
blackmail for money. Her husband (Arthur Johnson) eventually finds out about
her predicament and has a choice to make: either reject his wife or throw away
D.W. Griffith Cinematography by Billy
Bitzer, Arthur Marvin Starring
Arthur V. Johnson Distributed by
Biograph Company Release date
April 15, 1909 Country
United States Running time
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